Course Description

Set yourself apart from the pack by becoming a trusted expert with a thorough knowledge of beauty techniques that will make you a sought-after therapist by clients and salons alike. With the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy you will learn to perform the full range of beauty therapies ranging from facials, manicures, pedicures, and waxing, to spa experiences like Indian head massage, and more in-demand, advanced treatments like microdermabrasion.

You will also gain the skills to manage financial transactions, develop effective work habits, work within organisational requirements, maintain a professional appearance and support a team.

You will be able to practice your skills with a series of state-of-the-art beauty kits that cover nails, eyelash extension, waxing, tinting, facials, make-up and body treatments. The kits include:

  • Manicure and pedicure kit (valued at $310)
  • Eyelash extensions kit (valued at $250)
  • Waxing and tinting kit (valued at $260)
  • Makeup kit (valued at $607)
  • Facial kit (valued at $462)
  • Body treatment kit (valued at $109)

 

The Diploma offers the best of both worlds: it combines the flexibility of online study, with the practical experience of 155 hours of work placement in a beauty salon setting of your choosing, where you can put what you learn into practice.

Studying online with Open Colleges means you can fit learning around your life. There are no classrooms and no deadlines. You simply study when you want, at a pace that suits your life, and on any device you like (smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer). 

This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

Potential career outcomes

  • Beauty Therapist
  • Salon Manager
  • Spa Therapist